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Beutner fails to stop strike for third time

Today a Superior Court judge reaffirmed what UTLA has known all along – that UTLA notified LAUSD properly and has a legal right to strike on January 14, 2019. This latest ruling follows two previous attempts to get an injunction that have also been thrown out.

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New strike date set for Monday, Jan. 14

While we believe we would eventually win in court against all of Austin Beutner’s anti-union, high-priced attempts to stop our legal right to strike, in order for clarity and to allow members, parents,  and our communities to plan, UTLA is moving the strike date to Monday, January 14.

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UTLA rejects LAUSD's so-called offer, calls for talks Monday

Today Austin Beutner attempted another end-run around the formal bargaining process by talking to the media and sending a letter to our members. Later in the day, about 15 minutes after we released a media statement calling out Beutner’s latest tactics, Rob Samples from LAUSD Labor Relations sent a response to our email on Dec. 31, 2018.

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Contrary to reports, UTLA isn't refusing to bargain with district

Today, Superintendent Austin Beutner took to the media, the U.S. mail, and to KPCC’s Airtalk, to once again misinform the public about the state of bargaining between UTLA and LAUSD. To clarify his misinformation — UTLA has not received a bargaining proposal from LAUSD since October 30, and UTLA is not refusing to bargain.

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UTLA Statement on LAUSD hiring temporary employees

United Teachers Los Angeles proudly represents more than 2,000 substitutes in our bargaining unit, and we are fighting for improvements for them and all of our members.  More than 34,000 experienced educators are prepared to go on strike if we have to, including our substitute members.

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UTLA Announces January 10 Strike Date

After 20 months of fruitless bargaining and lies and manipulation on the part of LAUSD Supt. Austin Beutner, United Teachers Los Angeles today announced a strike date of Thursday, January 10. Click to read on.

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More than 50,000 March for Public Education in LA

In a historic march, tens of thousands of people marched through the streets of Los Angeles today to reinvest in public education, to demand that the Los Angeles Unified School District to stop hoarding the record-shattering almost $2 billion in reserves and use it immediately on our students, our schools and our classrooms.

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Massive crowd will March for Public Education in downtown LA

Tens of thousands of public education supporters from Southern California and all over the nation are expected to march side by side through the streets of downtown on Saturday, December 15, to demand that the Los Angeles Unified School District give our students a chance and stop starving our schools.

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UTLA and LAUSD conclude fact-finding presentations

During the fact-finding stage of collective bargaining with the Los Angeles Unified School District, UTLA presented to the panel a forceful case for our bargaining demands and how they are essential to building the healthy, nurturing educational environment that all students deserve. Click to read on.